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A fatal dirt-track accident last month involved three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart.


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People carry a remnant of a war plane that crashed on the outskirts of Raqqa in northeast SyriaIslamic State fighters shot down a Syrian war plane using anti-aircraft guns on Tuesday, the first time the group has downed a military jet since declaring its cross-border caliphate in June, a group monitoring the civil war said. The plane came down outside Islamic State's stronghold of Raqqa city, 400 km (250 miles) northeast of Damascus, during air strikes on territory controlled by the group, a resident said. ...


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Maria Ramirez, left, puts the shoes on her one-year-old niece Maritza next to the remains of their home that was destroyed by Hurricane Odile in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hundreds for impoverished houses were destroyed in the Unidad Real squatter's settlement and other equally poor neighborhoods. Hurricane Odile continued to lash the peninsula as it marched northward with strong winds and heavy rains. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)The Mexican government prepared to begin airlifting tens of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as residents picked up the pieces of shattered, flooded homes.


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